IND Vs AUS: Concussion sub Yuzvendra Chahal Chahal’s 3-wicket haul helps India win first T20I

India’s concussion substitute Yuzvendra Chahal, who came in for Ravindra Jadeja during Australia’s innings, picked three for 25 in his four overs to help India beat Australia by 11 runs in the first T20 International at the Manuka Oval on Friday. This was India’s sixth win over Australia in 10 T20Is on Australian soil. The win helped India take 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series. India had earlier lost the ODI series 1-2. Three wickets apiece for Natarajan and Chahal as #TeamIndia take a 1-0 lead in the three-match…

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BCCI to discuss two new IPL teams in December 24 AGM

The BCCI will hold its Annual General Meeting on December 24 to discuss the induction of two new IPL franchises besides the appointment of India’s ICC representative and three new national selectors. Also on the agenda is the election of a new vice-president. As per norm, the BCCI has sent a 23-point agenda to all affiliated units 21 days prior to the holding of the AGM. The most significant point is seeking approval for two new teams to make it a 10-team IPL. It is understood that the Adani Group…

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Mithali Raj ‘touched with immense love’ on her 38th birthday. See post

India women’s cricketer Mithali Raj, who turned 38 on Thursday, is touched with the immense love she received from her fans on social media. She Instagrammed the above picture for her 1.4 million followers and captioned it: “Thank you everyone for the lovely wishes . I am overwhelmed with the love and warmth I have received on my birthday.”       View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mithali Raj (@mithaliraj) Mithali Raj was the captain of the Velocity team at the recently-concluded Women’s T20 Challenge which…

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IND vs AUS Tests: Joe Burns keen on landing the first punch

Wary of the “huge threat” the Indian pacers pose to them, Australia Test opener Joe Burns on Thursday said they will use the tour games to land the first punch and put the visitors on the back foot before the four-match series begins on December 17. The Australians have already made a statement of sort with their dominant ODI series win as their batsmen came down heavily on the fancied Indian bowlers. Before India and Australia begin the Test battle, the visitors are scheduled to play two three-day tour games…

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